Saint George, Utah

Saint George: The most populous city in Washington County, Utah. It is located in the southwestern part of the state. Saint George is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Tuacahn Amphitheatre and the Pioneer Park Museum.

About

Saint George is a city located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Utah. Its population at the 2010 census was 72,897 and a population density of 367 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 92,378 inhabitants.

The city was created 163 years ago in 1860.

Saint George is a city located in the southwestern part of Utah. It was established in 1861 by Mormon settlers sent by Brigham Young. The city was named after George A. Smith, an apostle in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Key Facts About Saint George

Population: Approximately 90,000 as of 2019

Economy: Major employers include SkyWest Airlines, Intermountain Healthcare, the Washington County School District, and Dixie State University. Tourism is also a major industry.

Geography: Saint George is situated in a valley and is surrounded by scenic red rock formations. Nearby landscapes include Zion National Park and Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness. The Virgin River runs through the city.

Things to Do in Saint George

Some top attractions and activities in Saint George include:

  • Red Cliffs Desert Reserve - Popular spot for hiking, biking, horseback riding and ATV exploration of red rock vistas.
  • Tuacahn Amphitheater - Hosts musicals and concerts in an outdoor red rock amphitheater.
  • Dinosaur Discovery Site - An excavation site and museum displaying real dinosaur bones and tracks.
  • Famous Balancing Rock - A famous teetering boulder located in a stunning red canyon. Makes for great photos.
  • St. George Art Museum - Features regional exhibits and art collections. Located in an historic manor home.

In summary, Saint George provides scenic desert landscapes and outdoor recreation with quality arts and culture. It serves as a gateway to nearby national parks.

Saint George locator map
Location of Saint George on Utah map.

Quick Facts about Saint George

Population : 92,378 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Utah (United States)
County : Washington County
Postal code : 84770–84771, 84790–84791
Phone Area Codes : 435
Area : 198.89 km2
Official name : St. George
Named for : George A. Smith
Altitude : 2,861 feet / 872 meters
Capital city : Saint George is capital of Washington County
Establishment : January 01, 1861 (163 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 18:49:23 (13th April 2024)
Density : 464 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 21.09% (2010-2020)
St George Utah from east 1 image
St George Utah from east 1
St George Utah from east 1 image

Geography

Saint George is located at 37°6'15"N 113°35'3"W (37.1041500, -113.5841200). It has 2 neighbors: Ivins and Santa Clara.

Saint George map

Saint George has 2 neighbours.

  • Ivins city in Washington County, Utah, United States
  • Santa Clara city in Washingon County, Utah, United States

Demographics

The population of Saint George increased by 21.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 72,897 - census
2011 73,789 1.21% estimation process
2012 75,010 1.63% estimation process
2013 76,275 1.66% estimation process
2014 77,942 2.14% estimation process
2015 79,574 2.05% estimation process
2016 81,696 2.6% estimation process
2017 84,547 3.37% estimation process
2018 87,113 2.95% estimation process
2019 89,587 2.76% estimation process
2020 92,378 3.02% estimation process

Saint George zip code is 84770. County name: Washington, County fips: 49053

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People born in Saint George (32)

People born in Saint George, including actress Amanda Righetti, politician Howard Cannon, politician Bert H. Miller, .

List

Schools in Saint George

College & universities near Saint George, UT

Code Name City ZIP
451583 Dixie Technical College Saint George (UT) 84770
230171 Dixie State University Saint George (UT) 84770-3876
230205 Evans Hairstyling College-St George Saint George (UT) 84770
421610 Paul Mitchell the School-St. George Saint George (UT) 84770-0000
477950 Stevens-Henager College St. George (UT) 84790-2111

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Saint George, UT

Code Name Address Type
STG St. George, Utah 1235 South Bluff St. BUS

Post offices near Saint George

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown Saint Georg Post Office Saint George (UT) 84770
Saint Georg Post Office Saint George (UT) 84790
Santa Clara Post Office Santa Clara (UT) 84765
Washington Post Office Washington (UT) 84780
Hurrican Post Office Hurricane (UT) 84737

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Washington County , UT.

City Name Population Title
Washington 31,939 City in Washington County, Kansas
Hurricane 19,855 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Ivins 9,665 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Santa Clara 8,632 City in Washingon County, Utah, United States
LaVerkin 4,060 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Hildale 2,944 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Enterprise 1,970 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Toquerville 1,804 City in Washington County, Utah, United States
Leeds 879 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States
Apple Valley 869 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States
Virgin 670 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States
Springdale 658 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States
Rockville 271 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States
New Harmony 236 Town in Washington County, Utah, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Saint George distances to largest Utah cities